Tax, torture or treat your peasants! Rehabilitate criminals or sentence them to death? Decide as you enjoy jousting over a lavish banquet, all while under siege from the warmongering Lord Barclay.
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July 6

Stronghold Next Update

13 Things You Need To Know
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x4l6Uv1H9o
With our Stronghold Next 2018 gameplay reveal still a few months out, the devs here at Firefly thought a fresh info drop might satisfy any news cravings you might be currently experiencing. Enter Nick with a bunch of new info about our upcoming Stronghold title currently in development, delivered exclusively on the Firefly Studios YouTube channel!

Today we reveal fresh information about the game's new setting, gameplay mechanic, returning units, siege equipment and more. We've done our best to reveal as much as we can about the next Stronghold game without spoiling our gameplay reveal planned for later this year. We hope this is enough to tide over historical RTS lovers and Stronghold fans, so please enjoy our latest Stronghold Next update and look forward to more in the coming months.

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  2. Check out our Stronghold Next playlist, which we'll be updating with new videos in the coming weeks and months.
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June 22

Stronghold Summer Sale

Get Up to 90% Off Stronghold!
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Winter may be coming but for now we enjoy the long summer. Also cheap videogames!

To celebrate the launch of Steam’s 2018 Summer Sale we have added massive discounts to all Firefly Studios titles, Stronghold or otherwise! We have also traveled back to a simpler time of comic books, trading cards and charming 8-bit graphics. Why? To teach those strangely fashionable 90s kids a thing or two about the future of castle sieging!

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Reviews

“If you're into serious castle-building and siegecraft, nothing else comes close.”
8.4/10 – PC Gamer

“Few marry these two traditional aspects of real-time strategy so seamlessly.”
8/10 – Yahoo!

“The vastly improved graphics are a joy to behold.”
9/10 – Thunderbolt

About This Game



Stronghold 2: Steam Edition allows players to experience true ‘castle life’ gameplay. Entertain your subjects or rule with an iron fist, dispensing medieval justice to overworked and malnourished peasants. With powerful barons jostling for power over a disintegrating kingdom, it is up to you to stem the tides of ambition and unite the land under the one true King! With an intricate economy, siege warfare, crime and punishment systems and classic medieval events, this highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Stronghold comes packed with new additions to classic Stronghold gameplay.

Key Features

  • Stronghold Reforged – Enjoy Steam multiplayer, Workshop, achievements, visual enhancements, new maps and more!
  • Rule as You Desire – Rehabilitate or simply execute thieving peasants using everything from gibbets to gallows!
  • Simulate Castle Life – Duel inside buildings, hold lavish banquets or build a war economy and lay siege to rival lords.
  • Take the Crown – Gain Honour by title, strategy or force and dominate the new ‘Kingmaker’ skirmish mode.
  • Craft Custom Maps – Create and share custom scenarios via Steam Workshop using the in-game map editor.
  • Besiege Your Friends – Battle up to eight players online in Kingmaker and Deathmatch game modes.

Steam Edition

Building on the sim gameplay of the original Stronghold, Stronghold 2 allows players to rule as they please and still conquer each skirmish. Unhappy peasants turn to crime and must be punished, rival lords can raise entire armies on their title alone and sieges must be fought tooth and nail, with close combat taking place inside castle structures! Stronghold 2 Online extends this gameplay to competitive multiplayer for up to eight players over Steam, with offline skirmish mode also available against computer-controller opponents.

Created exclusively for Steam, Stronghold 2: Steam Edition comes with Steam multiplayer support, achievements, a new map pack, digital art book, soundtrack and trading cards. The Steam Edition also updates Stronghold 2 with full Steam Workshop integration, allowing to you easily create and share custom maps with friends. Recreate iconic real-life castles, battlegrounds from medieval history and scenes from your favourite fantasy epic!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz Intel or AMD Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
    • Processor: 2.3 GHz Intel or AMD Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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